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Two Harare Women in Court for Killing Husbands

Two Harare women who allegedly killed their husbands following domestic disputes were recently arraigned before the courts on murder charges. Tatenda Jewu, 22, and Marlene Lyvania Layton, 45, who are being charged separately, appeared before magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa last week. They were advised to apply for bail at the High …

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‘Operation Restore Legacy Irreversible’

Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Cde Victor Matemadanda says November 18 should be declared a public holiday to celebrate the gains of Operation Restore Legacy, which ushered in a new political dispensation. Addressing hundreds of war veterans, collaborators, widows of war veterans and their children as well …

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The Role of Women in Zimbabwean Art

The servitude of African women in colonial times barred them from practising art in public spaces. The intellectual, social and cultural space of African women in formerly colonised nations had been restricted and socially reduced in importance to the backroom of contemporary art and thinking. Against all odds women have …

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Low Demand for Female Condom Worrying – Parirenyatwa

Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has raised concerns over the low demand usage of female condoms. Speaking at the International Condom Day commemoration yesterday, Dr Parirenyatwa said when the female condom was introduced there was a excitement around the introduction which has, unfortunately declined. “With regards …

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Here Is How You Can Vote for Nama People’s Choice Award

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has launched the People’s Choice for the 17th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) voting platform on Monday 5th February 2018. Voting will run until the awards night on 17th February 2018 at 2000hrs. The People’s Choice Award is a special award given to an …

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Is Nama a Circus?

Since time immemorial, the National Arts Merit Awards, (Nama) have courted controversy and this year it seems the trend is set to continue. Just a perusal of the nomination list leaves one with a sour taste in the mouth. Nominations in some of the categories have been marred with controversy …

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Mugabe Must Focus On Writing Memoirs

By Nick Mangwana There are reports concerning a development in our polity where our former leader Cde Robert Mugabe is said to be attempting to play the joker. He is not so subtly trying to use whatever clout he believes he has to endorse a candidate for the next harmonised …

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Murigo Tackles Societal Problems in Second Album

By Munashe Chokodza Upcoming Mutare based gospel artist, Tinashe Murigo on Saturday launched his second album titled Zvichanaka, which features seasoned musicians, Agatha Murudzwa, Nicholas Chirunga and Sandra Churenje, in Mutare. According to Murigo, the 11 track album, which features songs like Ndipeiwo Zano, Zvichanaka, Ndichararama, will change people’s lives …

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Hifa Targets Promotion of Local Artists

By Shorai Murwira Harare International Festival of Arts Chairperson (HIFA) Chairperson, Muchadeyi Masunda says the one week fete is not a money making project but a platform for local and international artists to showcase their talent and exchange ideas. Briefing the press on the progress of this year’s festival, Masunda …

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First Lady Vows to Keep Up HIV, Aids Fight

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday vowed to lead Zimbabwe’s fight against HIV and Aids through dolling out mobile clinics across the country and intensifying awareness campaigns. Speaking on the occasion of the 20th Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV and AIDS (OAFLA) Ordinary General Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, …

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